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    Coffee Talk with Debra

    Stop by the library to chat with
    Principal, Debra Mastriano
    Kindergarten Parents – Thursday, October 3
    Grade 1 Parents - Friday, October 4
    Grade 2 & 3 Parents – Thursday, October 10
    Grade 4 & 5 Parents - Wednesday, October 16
    8:45 in the library, room 403
    Coffee will be provided by the PTA   

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  • Change in School Calendar

    There has been a significant change in the DOE school calendar. Winter recess will now begin on December 23rd, instead of the 24th. 

    Revised calendar is here:

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  • New York State Education Department Recognition School

    PS 166 is proud to have recently been named by the New York State Education Department as a Recognition School for High Academic Achievement in Student Growth! 

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PTA Announcements

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    School Security IDs

    We will start taking photos for IDs on October 17th, before and after the PTA meeting.  There will also be 3 other opportunities in October for photos.

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    PTA Board Special Election

     Thursday, October 17

    The PTA will hold a special election for Communications Secretary.  All parents/guardians of a student at PS 166 are eligible to run. 
    If you would like to nominate yourself, please fill out a Nomination Form, available in the school lobby, and drop it in the PTA mailbox, also in the lobby, in an envelope marked “PTA Nominating Committee” You can also e-mail the completed form to the Nominating Committee chair: Kathryn Oblad at  We will also take nominations from the floor at the election meeting.

  • Fall Fest

    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    Fall Fest tickets and wristbands are now available to purchase! Please click HERE .

    Any questions or concerns, please email us at

    Interested in painting faces, being a guide in the Haunted House, decorating pumpkins or collecting tickets?? Keep your eyes out for ways in which you can volunteer ... an email will be coming soon!

  • Green Committee

     Want to help your child’s class be more Green? We are still looking for more parents to be “Green Reps”, communicating between the class and the Green Committee, helping to ensure that the class’s activities are sustainable and environmentally aware, helping to coordinate class activities in the garden, and ensuring that class activities include recycling and composting. If you are interested, please let your class rep know, and email us at address below. 

    We are looking for volunteers to water the gardens and to help students sort garbage at breakfast and lunch. Sign up here.

       Weekly Curbside Compost Collection continues every Tuesday morning, and Textile Collection every Friday in bin in lobby.

    Meetings are on Tuesdays at 8:30 am in the Community Room. Come join us.

    Questions or want to get involved?

    Click here to find out more about Green and Wellness.


  • PTA Directory Publishing Reminder

    Remember to visit to update your contact information and select your directory publishing preferences. Please input/confirm your information even if you do not want to be included in the directory. The directory will be published on Friday, October 11.

  • Help Furnish the Haunted House

    The Fall Fest Haunted House is looking for old dolls, stuffed animals, dollhouses, teacups/saucers/teapots/silverware (play or real) If you have any of these items that you would like to get rid of, there's a box labeled haunted house in the school lobby near the security desk. Or you can email directly to coordinate your donation. 

  • Business Affiliate Coordinator Needed

    This is a small, ongoing job to communicate and grow our corporate fundraising opportunities including Amazon Smile, and Fairway Partners. Tasks include sending information to parents and looking for other business who can support our school.

     Email of you’re interested or have any questions.

  • Pie Sale Co-chair Needed

    We’re looking for someone to co-chair the Pie Sale mini-fundraiser that takes place in November. Responsibilities include advertising, coordinating with our pie bakery, and then organizing and distributing orders. It's a simple fundraiser that gets everyone into the Thanksgiving mood with delicious pie.

    Email with interest in either co-chairing or helping out with the Pie Sale this year.